Inez Eleanor Shirk Lawson, 76, of Fredericksburg died Friday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital following a fight against lung cancer.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Harold R. Lawson Sr.; her parents, Nellie and Max Shirk; two brothers, Francis and Kenneth; and one son-in-law, Kenneth Penn.
Survivors include her five children, Cynthia Lawson of Alexandria, Evelyn Penn of Fredericksburg, Harold Randy Lawson Jr. of Seminole, Fla., Donald Lawson Sr. of Manassas, and Kathleen Schlosser of Herndon; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Sara Meeks of Stafford County, Mary Catherine Hamby of California, Nancy Jean Prashaw of New York, and Zenda Wesnor of Alabama; a brother, George of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
A funeral service was held Nov.18 at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, with interment following in Quantico National Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at foundandsons.com.